LOMA RICA, Calif — A large vegetation fire being called the Brandie Fire is currently burning in Loma Rica in Yuba County, according to CAL FIRE Butte Unit.
As of 7:14 a.m. on Sunday, the Brandie Fire has reached 50% containment has burned 80 acres, according to CAL FIRE.
CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer said at 5:41 p.m. on Saturday that forward progress had been stopped and that the fire was at 10% containment.
At 3:20 p.m., the fire was estimated to be at 73 acres, according to OFCA’s FIRIS Intel 12.
Air crews are actively dropping retardant on the parameter of the fire as the fire heads eastward near Loma Rica Road as can be seen from PG&E tower cameras.
The Yuba County Office of Emergency services said at 3:18 p.m. that retardant and dozer lines are “holding up”.
The advisory warning for the surrounding area has been lifted as of 3:41 p.m., meaning that full containment could be achieved soon, according to Yuba County OES.